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CSPAN
May 3, 2014 6:00am EDT
and the future of relations between the u.s. and germany. this is 30 minutes. >> good morning, everybody. it is always a great pleasure to welcome my friend chancellor merkel to the white house. germany is one of our strongest allies and angela is one of my closest partners. with her indulgence, i want to start by making two brief comments. first, as president, my top priority is doing everything we can to create more jobs and opportunity for hard-working families for our economic strength as a source of strength in the world. this morning, we learned our businesses created 277,000 new jobs last month. all told, our business is now created 9.2 million new jobs over 50 consecutive months of job growth. the grit and determination of the american people are moving us forward but we have to keep a relentless focus on job creation and creating more opportunities for work and families. there is plenty more that congress should be doing from raising the minimum wage to creating good construction jobs and rebuilding america. i want to work with them wherever i can but i keep acting on my own whe
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 2:00am EDT
by the principle that europe, germany, and united states could not wish for a more reliable partner respectively than we have in the transatlantic alliance. the alliance is a prime importance to all of us and this is the basis for our very close economic cooperation as well. the transatlantic economic the whole 15ure on million jobs on that side of the atlantic. it is indispensable. german companies alone a great in more than 600,000 jobs over haveand american companies created 800,000 jobs as of now. the u.s. chamber of commerce is an eloquent testament to these very close integrations of our tool economic areas. the world has changed incredibly. you have more of a political and theomic weight of economies, the overall framework of the g 20. the global financial and economic crisis as greatly impaired progress and growth in the countries which has a lasting impact. globally, we see a tightening of growth which is something we are very pleased to. of imf is excepting growth 3.6% and next year to 3.9%. reason for usbe a to be complacent. in europe and the united states, just as other industrializ
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 10:00pm EDT
with germany and the transatlantic trade and investment partnership. this is an hour. >> please welcome dr. angela merkel. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the chamber of commerce of the united states. period is tom donohue am the president and ceo of the spine institution. i would like to extend a special welcome to those of you visiting our headquarters for the first time. the chamber is a 102-year-old organization. this building serves as a central rallying point for the ..s. business community we host several hundred meetings here in this room alone every year. room we are gathered in today, the international hall of flags, is rich in symbolism and history. afterom takes its name the overhead banners of 12 great explorers who blazed the first paths of trade. they planted the first seeds of commercial and industrial growth in the new world. these flags remind us that the transatlantic relationship has been around for a long time. today, we are reminded just how essential this relationship is. alliance is.-eu critical to global stability, peace, and freedom. this has been p
PBS
May 2, 2014 5:30pm PDT
the gas that is its gas supplies for germany for eastern europe what it be that easy for russia to simply turn off the gas to europe. when we would not be easy though it would be rather difficult russia is hard currency reserves. in less than five hundred million but has that collectively the corporate sector the banking sector and the state sector when in excess of seven hundred billion so long that bases its intended. well in excess of two hundred million so it cannot afford it beyond russia can pretend that you can afford it. and god intended doing that. waiting to see how frightened the worst react. ok what about the possibility that russia will be selling its gas to china there's a lot of discussions of right now going on between beijing and moscow is a possibility that's a possibility but quantitative limits of negligible. it's the quantities i get too small to expand the quantities we would have to build a lot more pipelines and the soviet states not really in a bargaining chip at this point of time. ok so mostly russian gas will keep on flowing for the time being listed as of the
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 2:00pm EDT
sanctions against russia. germany ruthlessly pursued its mercantile interest and the lobbyist wrong. it is a very strong economic relationship between germany and russia. including the former german chancellor. he is making money helping national gas -- natural gas flow. >> which goes to one of the fundamental flaws of sanctions as a foreign-policy tool, correct? >> it is a rather blunt instrument. choice than tono try sanctions. politics are a flaw. ismany is what russia -- rubbish' partner. partner.ading what jacktell you lew had to say. >> if you look at the impact on russia's economy it is misleading to look at what happens day by day. you have to look over the time crimeaussia went into since we have imposed sanctions. there has been a substantial in russia'sn and -- weak economy. we see it in their exchange rate and stock exchange and a number of important economic indicators. they were downgraded to one notch above junk and with the rationale and the bond rating was in part the sanctions being imposed. the question is how do we proceed and occur -- a careful way step-by-step
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 12:00pm EDT
, everybody. it is always a great pleasure to welcome my friend chancellor merkel to the white house. germany is one of our strongest allies and angela is one of my closest partners. with her indulgence, i want to start by making two brief comments. first, as president, my top priority is doing everything we can to create more jobs and opportunity for hard-working families for our economic strength as a source of strength in the world. this morning, we learned our created 200 77,000 new jobs last month. all told, our business is now created 9.2 million new jobs over 50 consecutive months of job growth. the grit and determination of the american people are moving us forward but we have to keep a relentless focus on job creation and creating more opportunities for work and families. there is plenty more that congress should be doing from raising the minimum wage to creating good construction jobs and rebuilding america. i want to work with them wherever i can but i keep acting on my own wherever i must to make sure every american who works art has the chance to get ahead. -- i also wantt to say
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 12:00pm EDT
the time to sit down and strategize. >> explain why the curiosity in germany concerning the nsa revelations is likely to be high? we have moved on now, thinking most of the questions will focus on the ukraine. but that is not the case in germany. >> that's right. there is similaring outrage over what emerged from the nsa concerning the eavesdropping on the chancellor's phone as she had private conversations. it really shook the relationship between president obama and chancellor merkel, and also on the u.s.'s ability to be a friendly nation. so the germans have not moved past this. they are still looking for answers. the german government asked that the nsa turn over the german nsa files and the obama administration so far as refused to do that. >> we should point out that there are also dueling sensitivities on both sides of the pond and there is a reason that angela merkel is so upset. >> absolutely. you can certainly imagine the level of outrage, i think all of the nations know that all nations spy, but when you are talking about personal phone calls that's a different matter. so you may
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 12:00pm EDT
at the u.s. chamber of commerce and she will be focusing her comments on u.s. trade relations with germany. >> republic of germany. >> good morning, everybody. pleasure to a great welcome my friend, chancellor house. to the white germany is one of our strongest allies, and angela is one of my closest partners. and with her indulgence, i want to start by making two brief, comments. first, as president, my top priority is doing everything we can to create more jobs and opportunities for hard-working families for our economic strength as a source of strength in the world. this morning, we learned that our businesses created 273,000 new jobs last month. all told, our businesses have now created 9.2 million new jobs over 50 consecutive months of job growth. the grit and determination of the american people are moving us forward, but we have to keep a relentless focus on job creation and creating more opportunities for working families. there is plenty more that congress should be doing, from raising the minimum wage to --ating good restriction good construction jobs rebuilding america. i want t
FOX News
May 2, 2014 9:00am PDT
about it, the administration's nsa spying policy. germany and the united states not able to reach an agreement on that issue. our top story today, the white house perhaps would like to go away, benghazi. especially after yesterday. for americans who heroically served the nation lost their lives and now we're learning house republicans will announce the formation of a select committee to investigate the attack that the explosion bombshell e-mail that i was talking about this began last week showing a coordinated effort by senior white house aides to place blame for the attack on an internet video. all this leading to a testy exchange between our own bret baier and one of the aides who had a hand in the infamous talking points and had one outrageous answer. watch. >> did you also change the tax? >> may be, i don't remember. this was like two years ago. >> the thing everybody is talking about. >> we're talking about editing talking points. your producers edit scripts multiple times. >> "dude." you know what, this was an important part of history in our country for this country. he di
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 9:00am PDT
forward unilaterally with those sectoral sanctions but germany is the linchpin here. so president obama will be trying to do some arm twisting. as you say, another issue that might come up the nsa, the two leaders could discuss the fact that german chancellor merkel was quite upset by the revelations that her cell phone had been happened. but the issue of ukraine will overshadow all of the other issues. >> and jean cummings, you've covered economics in the business world for so many years and you've got bp and bsaf and deutsche bank and these other global companies, german and british companies really considering bp with heavy investments in russia. pressuring the leaders, cameron, merkel and hollande, the big three. >> there's a fair amount of tension there and germany is -- their biggest trading partner is russia. there are big stakes for germany in these negotiations however it is also important that the world show a united front. and merkel has talked about the need to come together in europe and to agree upon what -- how to proceed. and she is tougher than many of the others. and s
NBC
May 2, 2014 7:00am PDT
, to the white house. germany is one of our strongest allies, and angela is one of my closest partners. with her indulgence, i want to start by making two brief comments. first, as president, my top priority is doing everything that we can to create more jobs and opportunity for hard-working families, for our economic strength is a source of strength in the world. this morning we learned that our business has created 273,000 new jobs last month. all told our businesses have now created 9.2 million new jobs over 50 consecutive months of job growth. the grit and determination of the american people are moving us forward, but we have to keep a relentless focus on job creation and creating more opportunities for working families. there's plenty more that congress should be doing, from raising the minimum wage to creating good construction jobs, rebuilding america. and i want to work with them wherever i can, but i keep acting on my own wherever i must to make sure every american who works hard has the chance to get ahead. second point, i also want to say on behalf of the american people that our tho
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
back to al jazeera america. >>> ahead in this half hour, exploring germany's roll, with angela merkel getting ready to meet at the whitehouse. >> why the controversy in brunai. >> we will focus on a medicalmist affecting a lot of kids. a physical illness causing what you see here, children exhibiting psychologistic behavior almost overnight. but first, let's check our top stories. violence e rurupting as ukraini forces crack down. the country's defense minister saying soldiers were killed when their helicopters were shot down. vladimir putin said it keeills y hope of keeping hope alive. >> police say 17-year-old john david ladieu was planning to kill his parents and sister and attack the heights. they were tipped off when someone saw him entering a storage unit. they found a journal detailing plans as well as weapons. >> john kerry set to meet with south sudan's president in an effort to end the civil war. he is urging both sides to stop the violence and is threatening sanctions on south sudan easy leaders. thousands have been killed because of the fighting and those supporting former
PBS
May 1, 2014 5:30pm PDT
briefly disrupted the planned speech. in germany berlin is bracing itself for an idea but the rest of the city hosts the left wing demonstration that it is the class is almost every year. thousands of police are on duty helping to prevent a repeat of the violence of the past. israel that was a prime minister there says he wants to officially declare the country. a jewish state and human destiny on he says that the country's parliament should also know declaring israel's demands of the jewish people. nineteen was one of the stumbling blocks in peace tools for the palestinians that we see right down and speed shop the croissants by the us and the eu israeli arabs handles in on tues. can democrats to find excuse to be jewish state has been stools. one of ireland's most prominent political figures is facing a second night in police custody. under questioning over a notorious murder his name is carrie and tim swanson c'mon for the ira place between thinks he is a peacemaker in orphan islands has denied any involvement in the kidnapping and month a team of coal will mark the ten children
PBS
May 1, 2014 9:00am PDT
and germany and of creation and bosnia herzegovina. yes it is also about making an in depth report on the professional work and passion of the cost be fixed. i guess he thinks mr mrs clinton's watch and see how his work is changing people's lives for the better last is a series of short documentary films on making and six. new york city is there to keep chasing their treats. this documentary series showcases their everyday lives of the japanese and other nations trying to make their dreams a reality in the atrocities. we set our website for the broadcast schedule in your times the nanny state tends to nhk world tv. ch. just when to turn means cherry cheese you the country's eagerly await the season. she trounced peek beneath the process. the city of najaf lose faith and since ancient aristocrat held the link on teeth. it has been embracing them. mm pistols for a confessed to a spring breeze
Bloomberg
May 1, 2014 4:00am EDT
. referring to the experience of germany. strictly't follow very . we are in a recovery stage and italy has got a public debt a bit higher than what germany had. i still think that the structural reforms they need do not require big deficits. they require implementation. i still prefer to see more work on structural reforms rather than saying -- >> it might be easier. that was the point i was making. >> it you look at the structural reforms, it boils down to the problem italy has had before. politics, it is mustering the support to push these reforms and have the dozens of political parties backing matteo renzi. is he the guy that is going to push this through? if he doesn't, does italy have a chance? >> it is more likely that renzi then berlusconi's government. willingness to implement structural reforms. renzi does have a fragmented majority behind him. however, it is also in the interest of the party. so renzi has to master the actually giving up implementing reforms. >> institutional reform or structural reform? one presumably has to go hand-in-hand with the other. get the institutional
Bloomberg
May 1, 2014 1:00am EDT
making me the least important person in germany because i'm working. >> i do feel sorry for him. >> you are definitely important to us. thanks for showing up. >> don't miss a conversation with t-mobile president, john legere on "bloomberg west." >> underscoring weakness. we are bringing in mia saini from hong kong. china has passed the biggest changes in pollution regulation and now we see this manufacturing member coming in lower than estimated. those are to some extent linked. >> that's a very good point. like hans, i'm working on my holiday and the chinese markets are closed for labor day, including hong kong. we have the april pmi figures coming in at 50.4, lower than the median estimate. march is 50.3. this is still expansion territory, anything above 50. really feeling the brunt of this because of the breakdown of the type of enterprises is that they are still in expansion mode while the smaller ones are contracting. that's 10% of the overall 50.4 number. the pmi reports from today and last week in terms of that consistently shows a decline in export orders this fight the pollutio
PBS
Apr 30, 2014 5:30pm PDT
with the japanese prime minister shinzo ave is in germany right now at the start of the european tour. japan's prime minister has come to europe for a ten day visit and berlin is the first stop on his itinerary. thompson the german capital are focused on trade issues but also on ukraine. the fate of western hostages was among the first questions at a joint press conference with chancellor under the mantle once the gardens and wine made from north of the detainees and their families. we are doing everything on comp and i get the impression that the ukrainian government and the oecd also doing what they can eat it all. i can only hope that these combined efforts lead to success let them go. metro said russia's president vladimir putin must take action to de escalate the situation in eastern ukraine. the german leader said ukraine's elections scheduled for may twenty fifth must also go ahead she's a lot they described the crisis in ukraine as a global problem. japan has also extended its sanctions against russia. both leaders agreed more economic sanctions will follow if the kremlin does not take meani
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 1:00am EDT
countries right now. really pushing hard to germany and france. kate mavs is not just a british style icon. she is a worldwide famous face. she has helped launch -- kate styles not just a british icon. she is a worldwide famous face. she has helped launch many -- i think it was in 19 [indiscernible] at the tender age of 14. this is why this is all about kate moss the business. she rates and 12 million pounds. gather inre tax x i >. collection good >> there was a stampede to get in when it was unveiled. people were snatching dresses off the racks. in the likes of -- there are many tactics. u.k.ct, if you're in the or from the united states, all of the designs of kate moss from nordstrom, it will be out before the rest is out good you can go online and start ordering. it will be interesting to see how many are there for ebay. still buy some of those dresses for 130 pounds. she does seem to be a bit of an icon. it launches across the world later. back to you. >> thank you. i look forward to that. think the the people strategy was to drink wine. [laughter] i'm sure that something a dangerous c
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 5:30pm PDT
supply as thirty percent of europe's gas needs. most of which goes to germany the kremlin is often accused of using gas prone to achieve its foreign policy goals. oh short time ago we spoke to dw corresponding right to aid in moscow master if europe should consider this a real threat to gazprom. quite a serious warning at least that is also what experts here in moscow. tell us it is an official warning from the kremlin and gazprom ce year in second base after topping is very import since you're action on saturday regarding the sanctions that led us around a couple of weeks ago my pt sent a licensee european league is reminding them that that ukraine was this very important and transatlantic for russian gas to ukraine was owning a rush oh one and the hoff billion euros of money just for gas and she also said that russia had some courses in ukraine with the subsidies for a gas and a net value of two and twenty five billion euros. it's not just about money there too she once that money of course but he also must be very frustrated about the fact that all the subsidies another cab to u
BBCAMERICA
Apr 29, 2014 6:00am EDT
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Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 4:00am EDT
a strong euro run parody of germany taking back towards that mandated two percent, at least in germany. the big one for the eurozone comes out tomorrow. and itget low inflation moves gradually back towards target? look for tomorrow's number for any indication of that. europe surges-other day. up by 6/10. plenty of m&a and corporate activity to talk about. $1 trillion worth of bills so far. if you look at earnings, not so good. 44% of the companies on the stock 600. only 40. 4%. you can see the pessimism around you is earnings. so far. missing european stocks are higher. european futures are higher as well. >> jonathan ferro, thank you very much, indeed very >> earlier, we looked at how bp's business in the country could be affected. now, let's look at a different side effect, possible side effect of sanctions. ceo.e joined by christie's he joins us for an exclusive conversation. his gray chevy here. thank you for coming in. soon.a bit too next week we have our impressionist sale in new york city. our impressions right now is that there won't be that much change in the activity of our k
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 1:00am EDT
the contours of his huge industrial company in germany. they're about to announce that next wednesday. for them, it is really a fly in the ointment. i'm interested to see whether tomy do get that bid for als coming from siemens at all. these giantsh of will have the chance of winning? >> according to people who are boardg to alstom, their is leaning more towards ge. there are couple of reasons for that. you have less industrial overlap that you would with the german company. ant for import francois hollande. for him the most important thing is jobs and maintaining operations in france. energy policy ways on the government as well. in germany you have an energy policy where they want to scrap nuclear. france you have nuclear supplying 70% of their electricity. the final if you look at all of this is it could come down to the politics. when you ask a have to sell one of these big companies, it could be easier for france to sell a siemens offered that it would be for ge. snubfrance really want to the united states? it is a balancing act there. >> and people think of monaco, they think of casinos,
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 6:00am EDT
siemens of germany. >> they stepped in. >> they want to create a deal that creates to european japanese instead of ge taking over. audience withe an the french president. is he going to wear dartmouth green tights? an audience? >> with a president whose approval rating is similar to that of our own president. i think it is bizarre. >> there is breaking news. will take on it more customers. this a top headline. they will divest almost 4 million customers. charter reap -- reports earnings later. >> no more headlines this morning. what else do we have? the yankees won. >> moving onto politics, war sanctions against russia over the crisis in ukraine. president obama says the u.s. and the eu will announce them later today. he spoke after arriving in manila as part of his asia trip. forwarde going to move with an expanded list of individuals and companies that will be affected by sanctions. they remain targeted. areas ofocus on some high tech defense exports to russia. we don't think they are appropriate to be exporting in this kind of climate. military has started exercises on the ukraine bo
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 5:00am EDT
the deputy foreign minister of germany is what the eu is likely to do is expand that list of sanctioned individuals they have by another 15 people. no companies that we know of yet. basically, more so-called stage to sanctions. >> who is going to be hit? >> from the u.s. sanctions, we heard from president obama earlier today talking about going after high-tech military aports, that would suggest company that exported $16 billion of russian weapons last year. >> ryan, thank you so much. ryan chilcote with the latest on these possible extra sanctions. we are back in a couple of minutes. ♪ >> welcome back. let's talk about the currency markets. euro/dollar spiking higher. reasons for this, a bunch of m&a today. you have got u.s. gdp this week. you have got the fed this week. there is talk as well that various russian entities may be looking to exit the ruble. there are various permutations about how you do this. all of this in aggregate could be affecting the dollar today. as you can see, a big spike earlier on. trading 1.3875. coming up, ge versus siemens in the battle for alstom. the h
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 2:00am EDT
audience for ge's ceo and a rival bid from germany's siemens. settles a remarkable three-day scramble. hans nichols is in berlin to break down oust him down -- break down alstom's choices. are they going to be open on friday? >> they will not be open until wednesday. they have until then to , oneerate over one bid formal offer. it comes down to one crucial question. here is the ceo of an american company. do you ask for permission from the french government first before putting out that big? jeff himmel had the conversations with alstom. his board has approved it. then the french government got wind of it. today, he has a meeting with french president for an swap along. -- francois hollande. did he oron there is, should he have contacted the french state before he started getting everything in line? what has happened in the meantime, siemens has put together a rival bid. this is an asset swap. siemens would take the energy unit from alstom and give them the train unit. they are prepared to make guarantees for no job cuts for at least three years. it would make france the leader of rail and
CSPAN
Apr 26, 2014 10:50am EDT
and i realized that she is absolutely convinced that israel is not see germany. she thinks that tolerating the pro-israel voices like alan and or others at ucla, is to cater to evil. it is to collaborate with the not these. she looks at the jews and non-jews who support the jewish state. and she sees them in this way. in order to do this, she has to know nothing about not these are history or anything. but the state of higher education has allowed this kind of delusion to take hold and dominate the discourse. israel is considered not see germany and in order to believe that you have to not know about anything at all. it has happened in human history. but again this is a state of higher education throughout the western world. so the question is how did we get here. how did it come to be there today at the university of michigan, the university government administration is siding with open anti-semites who gave death threats to the students and called them names because they voted for this resolution in the student government and the university administration demanded that th
CBS
Apr 26, 2014 5:00am PDT
obama convened a conference call with the leaders of france germany, great britain and italy to discuss the next steps against russia at the situation in ukraine grows ever more chaotic. in the end, no new economic sanctions came but the united states may hit russia with targeted sanctions in the very near future. but mr. obama wants to wait for european unity before trying to strike a blow against key sectors of the russian economy. here in seoul, south korea, president park warned north korea could conduct another nuclear weapons test at any moment. president obama called the dictatorship's foreign professional irresponsible and provocative and the u.s. is leaning hard on north korea to give up its nuclear weapons program. for "cbs this morning saturday," major garrett, seoul, south korea. >>> pressure is building in ukraine this weekend as separatists are now holding a group of european military observers, and concerns are increasing about a possible invasion. as russian troops continue exercises along the border. more from holly williams in done
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